Rising Stars: The Pearson Family
Everybody needs a happy place.
The West Springfield boys basketball team features the Pearson brothers.
Jaedon is a senior, while TJ is a junior. They are two of 11 siblings in the family.
In June 2016, their family home burnt to the ground. Everybody was safe.
But they were homeless, having to live in a hotel for six months.
As ABC7 sports reporter Scott Abraham shows us, basketball has helped the Pearson family get back on their feet.
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